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Cover for Tourism management for Antarctica.

This chapter examines relevant aspects of management systems that have arisen in other areas (South Georgia; Svalbard, Norway; and Glacier Bay, Alaska, USA) that share some of the features of Antarctica, and discusses whether these management measures might be applied to Antarctic tourism. It also...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism management on the southern oceanic islands.

This chapter outlines how tourism is managed on several of the island groups lying between the subtropical convergence and the Antarctic continent. It outlines the various ways in which governments have responded to the threat (or promise) of tourism, illustrating points of relevance to the broader ...

Author(s)
Tracey, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism on South Georgia: a case for multiple resource management.

This chapter reviews the current state of tourism on South Georgia Island (a fringe Antarctic island notable for its natural and heritage attractions) and proposes a five-phase multiple resource management strategy for its future development.

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antarctic tourism research: the first half-century.

This chapter reviews some of the literature on Antarctic tourism, in particular accounts of fieldwork and discussion concerned with its management during the second half of the 20th century. It is concluded that research on Antarctic tourism mirrors almost precisely the growth of the industry -...

Author(s)
Stonehouse, B.; Crosbie, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antarctic tourism: what are the limits?

This chapter provides a viewpoint from the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) on how the Antarctic tourism industry is faring and how growth and development may continue into the future. It reviews (i) the development and major functions of the IAATO, (ii) current trends ...

Author(s)
Landau, D.; Splettstoesser, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antarctic scenic overflights.

This chapter offers some observations on sightseeing overflights of Antarctica. Safety issues are briefly discussed. Also presented are key findings on tourist motivations, based on passenger surveys carried out on flights that took place between 1994 and 1997.

Author(s)
Bauer, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antarctic adventure tourism and private expeditions.

This chapter explores the risks of adventure tourism in Antarctica and their determinants. Recent incidents that have caused concern are discussed. The chapter concludes by exploring the implications of the findings for the current and future development and governance of Antarctic adventure...

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Stel, J. H.; Amelung, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antarctic ship-borne tourism: an expanding industry.

This chapter explores the development of Antarctic tourism during its first 50 years, identifies its current forms and recent diversification of activities, summarizes the impacts of such activities, and assesses the effectiveness of regulations available for their management. In conclusion, it...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gateway ports in the development of Antarctic tourism.

This chapter examines six southern ports - Ushuaia (Argentina), Punta Arenas (Chile), Stanley (Falkland Islands), Cape Town (South Africa), Hobart (Tasmania) and Christchurch (New Zealand) - that have become involved in the development of Antarctic tourism. It reviews the histories of the six...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.; Muir, S.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Prospects for polar tourism.

This book examines polar tourism in its environmental, economic and cultural settings and explores the potential for growth as well as essential management for sustainability. It has 17 chapters organized in 4 parts under the following headings: (i) tourism and the polar environment; (ii) economic...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book

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